Late Summer Skies @ the William Baehr Observatory

Join Astronomy team members at the historic William Baehr Observatory for a peek at some dazzling celestial objects.  View through modern and historic telescopes.  In the event of clouds, an amended program will be presented on the history of the observatory. 

Ages 10 + only.  No groups please.  Participant limit: 20.

Rain Date: TBD.

* If there is no longer space availabe for this program, please call Lookout Mountain Nature Center at 720-497-7600 to be placed on a wait-list.

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